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372 resources with the concept problem solving strategies

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Step Nine: Action Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to take action! Learners strategize their action campaigns by using the resource and past brainstorming activities from the series that help them pinpoint problems in their communities. They use included templates to get the...
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Step Eight: Positions, Please!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Everyone sees the results of public policy, but not everyone understands the strategy that goes into creating an effective one. Now that your class understands the brainstorming process from earlier in the series, they continue on to the...
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Step Seven: Brainstorm A-Brewin'

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Brainstorming—the art of coming up with endless ideas. Pupils brainstorm how to solve local problems in their counties and eventually narrow their ideas down to one solution as a team.
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Identifying Conflict Styles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Are you a peace-keeper or a problem-solver? Explore conflict management styles through a lesson, fourth in a 15-part series, that combines individual assessment and collaborative work. Groups learn the basic tendencies of each style,...
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Forensics: Get a Clue

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Although the methods are all scientific, forensic science was started by police officers rather than scientists, who relied on observation and common sense. Young detectives use many tools to solve crimes around the school in a...
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Capstone Performance Task

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
One skill is sure to make young entrepreneurs successful: maximizing profit. Assess learning of relationships between quantities and reasoning using equations. A businessman sells two sizes of boomerangs for different prices, and...
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Haileybury Habits of Mind Learning Resource Book

For Teachers K - 12th
Imagine a learning community committed to using Costa and Kallick's Habits of Mind as the basis of curriculum design. The resource book is packed with lessons that are designed for and identify the standards and habits of mind targeted...
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$1 Math

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
Captivate your class by having them find the value of their names, different zoo animals, musical instruments, etc.,with a mental math lesson. Using the coding formula listed, children learn to fluently estimate and calculate simple sums.
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Choose Your Best Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...
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Problem-Solving Strategies

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Read carefully, look for key words, eliminate, estimate, check your answers. Give your youngsters the strategies for approaching multiple-choice problem solving, focusing on multiplication and division of whole numbers, with this...
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How To Work Word Problems in Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
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Task: How Long Should Shoe Laces Really Be?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your eighth grade learners are asked to analyze and graph linear data collected by fifth graders in order to prepare a report of recommendations on the length of shoe laces for shoe manufacturers. Given the bivariate data, learners...
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Kodable

For Students K - 6th
Prepare young scholars for life in the twenty-first century with this introduction to computer coding formatted as a fun problem solving game, this resource is a great way to develop children's sequential thinking skills.
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Stress Lessons Toolkit

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewOver 52 pages, a unit offers lessons and activities that define stress, practices breathing techniques, brings awareness to triggers, refocuses worries and fears, and offers various problem solving skills. The unit ends with a review of...
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Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit is a presentation for educators who seek to create a reliable environment where scholars who have experienced adversities and trauma feel supported, safe, and ready to learn.
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 2: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewSolve the world's problems. Class members move on to section two of Investigating the Scientific Methods with Max Axiom Super Scientist and complete a similar activity as in the previous instructional activity. Next, they carry out a...
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 3: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewCome again? Scholars repeat actions taken in the last two lessons using section 3 of Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist. They first read the section to determine the gist and then carry out a second read...
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPay close attention. Learners discuss the things close readers do and record them in a chart. They then silently reading section 1 of Investigating the Scientific Method wit Max Axiom Super Scientist and write the gist of the text in...
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Architecture Letter Model

For Teachers 10th - 12th
New ReviewUsing an engaging resource, scholars learn about model-building with direct instruction and discussion. They build an architectural model of a chosen letter from the alphabet, and then present their work to the class. 
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 4: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewProblem solved! Readers continue their work on determining gist and paraphrasing problem-solving steps by reading section four of Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist. Learners complete a graphic organizer...
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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Conflict Resolution Strategies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Respond rather than react—that's the big idea behind a lesson on conflict resolution strategies. A richly detailed plan teaches high schoolers strategies for resolving conflicts. Pupils play charades, engage in verbal and non-verbal...
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Bullying: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two lessons promote social awareness and build relationship skills. In instructional activity one, scholars define bullying and role-play coping strategies. Lesson two challenges learners to diffuse a bullying situation using their...
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Conflict Resolution: Grades 9-12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Conflicts happen. Learning to deal with them positively, manage anger, and communicate feelings is the focus of a instructional activity that gives high schoolers the tools they need for conflict resolution. After reading a series of...
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Risk Taking Behaviors

For Teachers 10th
Sophomores can be sometimes wise and sometimes foolish. The same can be said for their behaviors. After watching a presentation about risk taking behaviors, class members discuss the presentation in small groups, and then complete a...